Innovation is crucial in a startup's lifecycle and can drive the growth necessary to scale & achieve competitive advantage in a larger market. The presentation will give introduction to product management and design thinking, and related tools and techniques adapted to help startups scale a business. And it will include an optional hands on experience using select templates and tools for participants.
The presentation will be followed by a dynamic panel discussion about the ‘real life’ applications of these tools and techniques by distinguished entrepreneurs and senior executives.
Beyond the basics of Design thinking and product management, the session will cover
Devang Thakkar is a CEO and Founder Software Product Academy, is an entrepreneurial product management trainer, coach and consultant, startup mentor and Connect EIR, with experience and expertise in ‘shepherding’ tech products/services from startups to large corporations.
Deepa Prahalad is an author and innovation consultant. She has worked with start-ups and large multinationals, and co-authored the book, Predictable Magic, which was selected by Fast Company as one of the “Best Design Books of the Year”.
Connect's Frameworks program is a collection of educational workshops, led by industry experts, designed to expand an entrepreneur’s business acumen. Connect's Frameworks is put on in partnership with the San Diego Small Business Development Center.
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